President Barack Obama signed legislation postponing the 25 percent Medicare cuts to physician payments. The cuts were originally supposed to take effect Jan. 1, 2011, but under the new legislation
A federal judge in Virginia declared health care reform unconstitutional. U.S. District Judge Henry Hudson is the first judge to rule against the Obama administration’s law, according to the Associated
Congress approved a one-month delay in Medicare payment cuts to doctors. The Monday decision postponed the 23 percent cut in doctor’s pay that was scheduled to take effect Dec. 1,
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) released the 2011 Final Payment Rule for ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs) and hospital outpatient departments. ASCs will receive a 0.2 percent increase
Starting Thursday, Sept. 23, 2010, preventive care provisions in the new health care reform law could save some insured patients up to $1,000 in deductible payments for colonoscopies and other
The Tennessee state Ambulatory Surgery Center (ASC) Association and Ambulatory Surgery Center Advocacy Committee (ASCAC) teamed up for a lobby day – visiting Tennessee members of Congress, including both senators.
On Aug. 3, 2010, U.S. Rep. Marsha Blackburn visited AmSurg’s corporate headquarters in Nashville, Tenn. The ASC industry supporter spoke about health care reform and the importance of AmSurg and
Empowering consumers with better price and quality information across all outpatient surgery settings is an important consumer right that will lead to reduced health care spending, AmSurg CEO Chris Holden
The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services rules that space used by ambulatory surgery centers must be distinct and separate. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services rules that space
President Barack Obama signs legislation that temporarily eliminates the 21.2 percent reduction in physician payments.